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Move your TV for viewing comfort

By Greg Illes Maybe you're one of the lucky ones and your TV is perfectly situated in your RV for the best viewing comfort. But...

Don’t let your GPS lead you astray

By Greg Illes My first GPS was the size of a brick and took ten minutes to get a fix — then it gave me...

RV fueling etiquette at the truck stop

By Jim Twamley We RVers often use truck stops for refueling because they are designed for large rigs and it seems that RVs are getting...

Buying or selling an RV? Here’s help with finding the right price

By doityourselfrv.com One of the toughest games in the RV lifestyle is trying to determine what a given RV is worth. Buying or selling, you need...

Sticky LP problem: Valve not passing gas

by Rick Weston Here's a nightmare: It's a cold day, your rig is freezing and you're out of LP. So you refill your gas cylinders,...

Try out a propane campfire when burning wood just won’t do

By Greg Illes Let's face it — a wood campfire is the ultimate outdoor experience in so many ways. The dancing flames, flickering light and...
RV Electricity

Electric space heater in your RV? Think twice

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service Fall is fast approaching and it will not be long before things start to cool down at night. For...

Stupid RV tricks: Wish we had erasable memory!

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you've spent any kind of time as an RVer, you have one (or, sadly, more) experience you'd just...

Ten tips for proper hydration

We need water. But many of us do not drink enough of it, which is bad for our health. Here are some tips about...

It costs less on the Internet — but you may pay dearly later

by Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service I got a call from the owner of an RV whose air conditioner had failed. He was traveling into...

Appreciate – but don’t mess with – the coyote

By RVer He must be one of Warner Brothers' favorites: Wile E. Coyote, facing off in those "can't win" situations with the Roadrunner. No, that...

Dump station showers

By Dave Helgeson My wife and I love boondocking.  We enjoy the solitude, freedom and unobstructed views— and the price is right, too. However, after days...